New board game shows kids how to code

Published: Thursday, Feb. 20 2014 9:25 a.m. MST

A new game, called "Robot Turtles," teaches young people how to code, Mashable reports.

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Guess who’s learning to code?

Mashable recently reported that a new game in development by ThinkFun — called “Robot Turtles” and marketed for ages 4 and up — is teaching young people how to program and code. The board game calls for kids to conjure lines of code for their parents to follow and try to get the turtle to the coveted jewel piece, Mashable reported.

"Coding for kids is huge right now, but a lot of it is screen based because that is the obvious route,” said a ThinkFun spokesman to Mashable. “This brings the computer world to traditional play."

Read the full article at mashable.com.

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